Child Poverty Act 2010

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Child Poverty Act 2010
Long title An Act to set targets relating to the eradication of child poverty, and to make other provision about child poverty
Chapter 2010 c. 9
Introduced by Stephen Timms and Lord McKenzie of Luton[1]
Territorial extent England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Dates
Royal Assent 25 March 2010
Commencement 25 March 2010 (All provisions except Part 2 and section 26)
25 May 2010 (Part 2 and section 26)
Status: Current legislation
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Text of the Child Poverty Act 2010 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from the UK Statute Law Database

The Child Poverty Act 2010 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom ‘to set targets relating to the eradication of child poverty, and to make other provision about child poverty’. It received Royal Assent on 25 March 2010.

The Act also created the Child Poverty Commission.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bills before Parliament". UK Parliament. Retrieved 28 May 2010.